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 Post subject: 1960's BROCKWAYS --- Blue Diamond Fuel Trucks, Brooklyn, NY
PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:12 pm 
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This photo was just sent to me by Domenic F. Proscia. His grandfather, Domenico F. Proscia, from Bari, Italy (1902? - 1980) started Blue Diamond Fuel Oil in Brooklyn, NY. The company still exists -
http://www.bluediamondfuel.com/.

I am hoping he will send more photos of their trucks -- all Brockways will go here!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Blue Diamond Fuel Truck -- It's a Brock!!!
PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:37 pm 
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Middle 50's?? good looking truck with the "normal NYC war wounds" on the front fenders!!


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 Post subject: Re: Blue Diamond Fuel Truck, Brooklyn, NY -- It's a Brockway!!!!
PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:22 pm 
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As promised ---

1965 Brockway this was my Uncle Mikes truck this truck was a real work horse with class. -- Domenic F. Proscia

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1961 Brockway this truck was my Uncle Richie's he lives in Florida now the last of the living original Blue Diamond Family this truck had a blown governor and it would run 80 to 90 on the highway. ----- Domenic F. Proscia

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 Post subject: Re: 1960's BROCKWAYS --- Blue Diamond Fuel Trucks, Brooklyn, NY
PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:13 pm 
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A shameless plug for my "blog" page ---- http://georgedennis.blogspot.com/2012/02/blue-diamond-fuel-company-trucks-of.html

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 Post subject: Re: 1960's BROCKWAYS --- Blue Diamond Fuel Trucks, Brooklyn, NY
PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 9:42 pm 
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